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I am really delighted to be able to share a really brilliant role…one in a million really! Thanks for looking at this super opportunity…I didn’t want to you miss out.
Here are the exciting details…happy reading:
• Role: Land-based HR Recruitment Consultant
• Company: A fabulous cruise line company with a number of vessels in their fleet
• Location: South of the UK
• Start date: Soon
• Salary: Negotiable – please share what you would be looking for thanks
• Working: Usual office hours and maybe the weekends if required
• Excitement: YES! There will be travelling to and from the ships also
• Required: You will be aware of cruise ships, the roles on-board and how they work. You will also be able to work in the UK with no need for a visa or sponsorship.
• Skype: You will need to have a Skype webcam to have an interview with Excite Recruitment to be considered for this role please, thanks
The Great Company
A fabulous firm with a number of cruise vessels in their fleet sailing worldwide. Offering ‘service excellence’ to the guests whom sail on-board through delivering great food, super shows, tasty beverages and exciting excursions too. A company with a great attention to detail and a fabulous reputation as an employer.
The Fabulous Role
You will be responsible for recruiting and be involved in, the recruitment for all disciplines of the vessel both UK and Globally; Deck, Engine, Hotel and Catering, at all levels for our cruise ships. This will involve identifying needs through to making and administering offers of employment. You will also assist the HR Team where required to provide HR support to our crew.
You will be responsible for:
•Taking vacancy briefs from on-board and shore-side personnel and working closely with the HR leaders
•Writing adverts and discovering new channels and methods for posting positions.
•Working with key personnel to write job descriptions and hiring criteria
•Working with, building and maintaining relationships with partner agencies and manning agents internationally
•Screening and shortlisting candidates
•Interviewing candidates, both in the UK, overseas and via other methods such as Skype.
•Skills testing candidates
•Assessing current recruitment practices and identifying new methods.
•Assisting the HR Leadership team with other HR related tasks
•Providing ad-hoc HR advice to on-board managers and crew in line with our Collective Bargaining Agreement and HR best practice when required.
You The Brilliant Professional
You will have most likely worked at sea on a cruise liner or in the shipping industry before and are aware of the shipboard structures across all of the disciplines (Deck, Engine, F&B, Housekeeping etc) You will also have previous HR advisory experience, most specifically with strength in the area of recruitment. If you are CIPD qualified (or equivalent) then this is even better. This is an exciting new role, with the opportunity to really make a difference to the way recruitment is currently managed. You will be expected to be experienced enough to identify improvements and look to implement changes to the current recruitment processes, with the plan to be cost reduction and streamlining.
You will be an excellent communicator with real skill at effectively building and maintaining relationships with both shore-based staff and on-board. You should be persuasive in your nature, meaning that you are able to negotiate with ease and confidence and with consistently impressive results. You’ll be expected to maintain existing contacts and develop new ones with manning agencies across Europe and at an International Level.
You should thrive in a busy and demanding environment and feel comfortable when dealing with conflicting priorities and a variety of different tasks. You should be prepared on occasion to travel internationally, and should feel happy doing so independently.
We are seeking the following other competencies: influential, diplomatic, decisive, cost conscious, committed, flexible, assertive, and a self-starter.
If this really great opportunity is for you and you match the requested work history and background for the role, please send me your up to date and professional CV.
Kindly ensure it has all of your contact details clearly listed with the correct telephone numbers on too!
I am here to help should you have any questions and I look forward to supporting your application.
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